Buff Bulletin Board

This site is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events. Buff Bulletin is a service of Campus Communications.

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and feeling depressed? (Paid research)

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Currently depressed?

We are looking for potential participants for a paid research study on mood and emotion. Qualifying participants will be asked to come to our lab for a 3- to 4-hour session and will be compensated up to $40.

Participation requirements:
1. Age: 25-55
2. Have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or history of depression

Thank you for your interest, we are looking forward to hearing from you.
**If interested, please complete email us with subject line "BuffB GDEP"

July 26, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Paid study: Young adult mood study (up to $200)

18-25? Interested in your moods and thoughts?

Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Earn up to $200 to participate in studies answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games, and logging emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits paying $10/hour in cash each (1st: 2-3 hours, 2nd: 4 hours). Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey: http://ow.ly/YZvLV

July 26, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com
http://bit.do/fr3s

Staging Shakespeare in a war zone: Values and consequences

Join the CU Boulder Friends of the Libraries Monday, Aug. 29, in the University Theatre to hear Qais Akbar Omar, author of A Night in the Emperor's Garden, share his experience staging Love’s Labour's Lost in Kabul in 2005. It was the first production of the Bard in Afghanistan in 30 years and also included female cast members. There will be a small reception at 5 p.m. followed by Mr. Omar’s lecture at 5:30 p.m. The author will sign copies of his book afterward.

Register for free now

Office of Financial Aid closing early Wednesday, July 27

The Office of Financial Aid (including Scholarship Services and Student Employment) will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, for an internal event. The office will resume normal business hours on Thursday, July 28, opening at 9 a.m.

July 25, 2016 • Office of Financial Aid • financialaid@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/financialaid

Job opening - Peace Corps campus recruiter

The campus recruiter provides information about Peace Corps Volunteer service opportunities to the campus community and to neighboring communities by distributing brochures, posters, visual aids, applications, and other Peace Corps materials to individuals, groups, associations, faculty and targeted populations. The campus recruiter also prepares and gives presentations and classroom talks, attends career fairs, and is available to answer questions.

Part time. $16.39/hr. Position open until July 29. Must be a returned Peace Corps volunteer.

Psychology study seeking participants | $10/hour

The CU SNaG Lab is seeking individuals between the ages of 18-35 to participate as behavioral subjects in a study for 2-3 hours.

Participants will play several games with other individuals for money, and will complete a series of questionnaires. Participants will be paid $10/hour for participating, and will have the opportunity to earn bonus money for their performance in the games.

For more information or to sign-up for a session, please email, cu.snaglab.968@gmail.com with your name and age.

July 24, 2016 • Jacob Parelman • cu.snaglab.968@gmail.com

9-Ball billiards tournament Sept. 7

Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m.
$5 entry fee.

Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers.
Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
9-Ball: Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Nov. 30
8-Ball: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Video Game Tournament – Street Fighter V (PS4) – Aug. 26

Watch players in action, try different games and earn bragging rights and prizes! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Prizes for top finishers! Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Aug 26 Street Fighter V (PS4)
Sept 9 Madden 17 (XBOX ONE)
Sept 23 Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
Oct 7 FIFA 17 (XBOX ONE)
Oct 21 NBA 2K17 (PS4)
Nov 4 Halo 5 (XBOX ONE)
Nov 18 COD: Black Ops III (PS4)
Dec 2 NHL 17 (XBOX ONE)

The Connection, UMC first floor

Sign up by Sept. 9 for Sunday bowling leagues

Get a team together and play in a league! You only need four team members to participate.

There’s a one-time $50/team registration and a $5/week/person fee which includes three games and shoe rental each week. Learn more

Fall 2016 • Sundays, 6-8:30 p.m.
Sept 11, 18, 25
Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Nov 6, 13
Dec 4

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC

Public meeting of climate experts July 25

On July 25, seven of the world’s leading climate visionaries and experts will converge at Macky Auditorium to debate the crucial next steps humanity must take to adapt to drastic changes in the global environment. This event is open to the public, is hosted by the WILD Foundation and the International Society for System Sciences (ISSS), and will shed light on expert views within the sustainability movement and uncover new avenues for progress.

Macky tickets: http://bit.ly/realizing_sustainable_futures

Interfaith dialogue on sustainability, July 27

Interfaith Perspectives on Global Sustainability Wednesday, July 27, 12:25 to 1:25 p.m. University of Colorado Boulder (UMC 235) Free Admission - Open to Public

Chairs: Andrew Schwartz and Alec Tsoucatos

Panelists: o Loriliai Biernacki - Hinduism o Anne Parker – Buddhism o Aun Ali – Muslim o Glenn Morris – Native American o Marc Soloway – Jewish o Todd Wynward – Christian o Venugopal Damerla and Manu Raval – Vedic Tradition

The Anthropocene Experience: Shaping Sustainable Futures with Josh Tewksbury

Friday, July 29, 7:30 to 9:30 Fiske Planetarium In the span of several thousand years, humans have gone from a minor player on the Earth to a species capable of reshaping the planet in profound ways. Join us for this immersive experience as Joshua Tewksbury of the global research group Future Earth takes you on a journey from the origins of human societies to the present day -- and addresses how the ingenuity of people around the world can shift the planet, either for better or worse. For more information on Future Earth: futureearth.org/.

July 19, 2016 • Dr. John Kineman • john.kineman@colorado.edu
http://www.isss2016usa-india.com/

Retirement celebration for Jean Thomson

Please join us in congratulating Jean Thomson on her wonderful career in the Bursar's Office at CU Boulder. The celebration will be Tuesday, August 2, 2 to 4 p.m. in the Koenig Alumni Center. RSVP dana.drummond@colorado.edu.

July 19, 2016 • Dana Drummond • dana.drummond@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office closing early on Friday, July 22

The Bursar's Office will close at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 22, so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience.

July 19, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Adults who are anxious in social situations needed for a research study

Are you anxious in social situations? Do you fear meeting new people or public speaking? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study at CU Boulder. Participation involves using a mobile app over 10-14 days and completing an MRI scan. Participants will earn up to $90. In order to participate, you must:
* Be 18-40 years of age
* Be right-handed
* Own a smartphone
* Qualify based on a short online survey and phone interview

If you are interested in participating, please contact us at theMOSTstudy@gmail.com.

July 19, 2016 • theMOSTstudy@gmail.com

Healthy adults needed for a research study

Physically and mentally healthy adults are needed for a research study at CU Boulder that involves using a mobile app over 10-14 days and completing an MRI scan. Participants will earn up to $90 for completing the study. In order to participate, you must:
* Be 18-40 years of age
* Be right-handed
* Own a smartphone
* Qualify based on a short online survey and phone interview.

If you are interested in participating, please contact us at theMOSTstudy@gmail.com.

July 19, 2016 • theMOSTstudy@gmail.com

Monday Night Bowling Special Sept. 12

Monday Nights • 6 to 11 p.m.

Make Mondays special! $8 per person for two hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink included! Come alone, or with friends or family. Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal!
Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Every Monday Sept. 12 – Dec. 12
Closed Monday night Sept. 5, Nov. 21

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Female participants needed for paid MRI research study: Earn up to $190

Researchers in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at CU Boulder are conducting a research study seeking to understand the neuroscience of emotion and well-being. Earn up to $190, and get a copy of your MRI on a DVD.

Participants must be:

• Healthy women OR

• Women with a history of depression

• Ages 18 - 55

• Willing to participate in two MRI assessments, two months apart

• Smartphone users, with a data plan

• Have internet access

• Have normal, or corrected-to-normal, vision

July 14, 2016 • WWS Team • womenswellness@colorado.edu

Volunteers needed - Aging research: Time-restricted feeding study

Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab looking for volunteers to study the potential healthy aging effects of a Time-Restricted Feeding dietary pattern on cardiovascular, brain & physical health.

Requirements:
Aged 55-79 years
Willing to undergo 6-week period of dietary change
(Limiting food/beverage intake to 8 hours of the day & fast for other 16 hours)

Participants will receive:
- Detailed Blood Panel (cholesterol, glucose, etc.)
- Body Composition (body fat & bone density)
- Blood Pressure Screening

July 14, 2016 • Melissa Mazzo • TRFstudy@colorado.edu

The UMC Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games is open for summer

Come on over for some fun! The Connection is open this summer.

SUMMER HOURS
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

10 bowling lanes, eight 9-foot billiards tables, video game consoles (XBOX ONE, PS4, Wii), pinball and arcade games, a foosball table and a selection of food and beverages available daily.

The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Bowling and billiards weekday specials from $1

Monday – Friday, take a fun break to unwind for only $1 or half-off!

Early-bird Specials, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Bowling: $1 per game per person; $1 shoe rental
• Billiards: $1 per hour per table

Mid-day Specials, 2 to 5 p.m.
• Bowling: Half-price per game per person; $1.25 shoe rental
• Billiards: Half-price per hour per table

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Aug. 30

Put on your poker face, see if Lady Luck is with you and win prizes! Sign up 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome – all skill levels. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
August 30
September 13, 27
October 11, 25
November 8, 29
Grand Championship (winners play-off): December 6

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

All-new late-start Spanish 2: Mid-July through mid-August

This class builds upon the basic knowledge and skills acquired in Level 1. Material to be reviewed: the present tense, irregular verbs and "me gusta", ser and estar. New material: the preterite and imperfect tenses, indirect and direct object pronouns, and gustar. Vocabulary topics will include: food, dress, work, and the environment.

Register

All-new late-start French 2: Mid-July through mid-August

This class builds upon the basic knowledge and skills acquired in Level 1. Material to be reviewed: the present tense, irregular verbs, and more. New material: the preterite and imperfect tenses, indirect and direct object pronouns, and gustar. Vocabulary topics will include: food, dress, work, and the environment. Register

Hindi returns to ALTEC

Want to travel to India in the near future? In this 5-week course, you will learn basic Hindi conversational skills in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. You will learn how to introduce yourself, how to find your way (google maps don't work so well in India!) and be able to order food in a restaurant. You will also learn about Indian culture, Bollywood, Indian food and festivals. The goal is to feel comfortable with the language and have fun with it. Register

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